Privacy & Security

By Jessica Davis 04:18 pm March 07, 2017
Brand New Day, a Medicare-approved health plan, is notifying 14,005 patients of a potential breach of electronic protected health information after an unauthorized access through a third-party vendor system.

CP Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra

By Mike Miliard 11:08 am March 07, 2017
The HCI Group, which works with major providers on end-to-end implementation of electronic health record systems, offering support for Epic, Cerner and others, will be acquired by Tech Mahindra in a $110 million deal.
By Jessica Davis 01:27 pm March 03, 2017
The master keys for the ransomware strain Dharma – a Crysis variant – were released on the security website BleepingComputer on March 1.
AHIMA toolkit HIPAA audits
By Jack McCarthy 09:57 am March 03, 2017
The External HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit, free for members, includes checklists for HIPAA audit steps, a list of potential documents OCR could request and a master policy template for the privacy and security compliance program. 
By Jessica Davis 01:01 pm March 02, 2017
While the number of flaws has decreased from year to year, HHS still needs to work on identity and access management, security training and incident response, among other areas.
HITRUST security HIPAA
By Mike Miliard 12:55 pm March 02, 2017
The streamlined assessment framework aims to help physician practices and others better manage HIPAA compliance and cybersecurity preparedness.
Unisys medical device management

Unisys president of enterprise solutions Eric Hutto said the new Active Insights platform can help hospitals address some of the most common device management challenges. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:01 am March 01, 2017
The security, analytics and cloud infrastructure vendor has launched Active Insights, which aims to provide healthcare organizations with a secure, integrated approach to managing medical devices.
Forrester healthcare cybercriminals
By Bill Siwicki 09:09 am February 28, 2017
The research and consulting firm offers healthcare organizations cybersecurity guidance as 2017 shapes up to be an uncertain year.
By Bill Siwicki 09:42 am February 27, 2017
The new software-as-a-service application connects referring physicians to registered imaging provider order lists, bringing clarity to proper exam selection and reimbursement coding, the vendor says.

John Moynihan, global manager, healthcare vertical, at Extreme Networks

By 01:10 pm February 24, 2017
The engine provides an automated scored assessment that enables IT to understand how network changes may impact compliance with HIPAA and PCI standards.

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